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Senator Mike Miller
District Q - Republican


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Portrait of Senator Mike Miller

Session:
State Capitol, Room 119
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4976
Fax: (907) 465-3883
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Interim:
Mile 290.2 Parks Highway
PO Box 357
Nenana, AK 99760
Phone: (907) 582-2775
Fax: (907) 582-2770

Elected to the House 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990
Elected to the Senate 1992, 1996

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Biography

Party Affiliation: Republican -District Q
Leadership:
Senate President (1997-1998)
Election History:
Senate (1992-present), House (1982-1992).
Senate Committees:
Chair, Legislative Council (1999-2000); Chair HESS, Transportation Rules (1999-2000).
Legislative Positions:
Chair, Senate Rules (1995-1996); Legislative Council (1987-1988, 1992-1997); Chair, Senate Resources (1993-1994); Vice-Chair, Senate State Affairs (1993-1994); Chair, Senate Ad-Hoc Ethics Committee (1993); Task Force on Oil Taxation (1989-1990); Chair, House Rules (1985-1986); Chair, House Community and Regional Affairs (1984); Vice-Chair, House Transportation (1983-1984); Vice-Chair, House HESS (1983-1984).
Other Elected Positions:
North Pole City Council (1976-1980).
Community Activities:
Original Board Member of Project 714 (STARS), Drug Intervention and Prevention Program for Secondary Schools; Past Board Member of Crisis Pregnancy Outpost for North Pole/Fairbanks area; Member, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB); Member, North Pole Chamber of Commerce: Member, National Chamber of Commerce; Member, Assembly of God Church.
Education:
Monroe High School, Fairbanks; Attended University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
Occupation:
Manager/Owner, Santa Claus House.
Military Service:
Alaska Air National Guard.
Birth:
8/7/51; Fairbanks, AK - Life-long Alaska resident.
Family: Wife - Susan, Children - Carissa and Teffonie, Son-in-Law - Phillip, Granddaughter - Adara

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Press Releases

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

SB 73 : Passed! Chapter 83, SLA 2000 An Act relating to assisted living homes; and providing for an effective date.
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SB 161 : An Act relating to loans from the agricultural revolving loan fund and to contracts for the sale of state agriculture land; and providing for an effective date.
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SB 195 : An Act relating to the certificate of need program; and providing for an effective date.

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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 3 : Passed! Chapter 73, SLA 2000 An Act relating to controlled substances and to the possession of certain chemicals; and providing for an effective date.
HB 77 : Passed! Chapter 6, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the Joint Armed Services Committee, a permanent interim committee of the Alaska State Legislature; and providing for an effective date.
HB 80 : Passed! Chapter 7, SLA 1999 An Act relating to a state employment preference for certain members of the Alaska National Guard.
HB 270 : Passed! Chapter 57, SLA 2000 An Act relating to payment for certain examinations in cases of sexual assault.
HB 288 : Passed! Chapter 67, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the creation of an aggravating factor for the commission of domestic violence in the physical presence or hearing of a child.
HB 298 : Passed! Chapter 23, SLA 2000 An Act requiring that certain health care insurers provide coverage for treatment of diabetes.
HCR 12 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 21 Relating to the state's interest in oil and gas company mergers and establishing a Joint Special Committee on Mergers as a joint committee of the legislature.
HJR 8 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 1 Relating to a national ballistic missile defense system.
HJR 14 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 12 Relating to the National Museum of Women's History and the National Museum of Women's History Alaska Council.
HJR 36 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 18 Relating to rejecting the conclusions in a recent article published by the American Psychological Association that suggests that sexual relationships between adults and children might be positive for children; and urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to similarly reject these conclusions.
HJR 54 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 37 Relating to urging the exclusion of national forests in Alaska from President Clinton's proposal for withdrawal of roadless areas in the national forest system.
SB 3 : Passed! Chapter 54, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the crimes of murder, solicitation to commit murder in the first degree, conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree, manslaughter, and criminally negligent homicide; relating to homicides of children; relating to registration as a sex offender or child kidnapper; relating to the crime of interference with custody of a child or incompetent person; and providing for an effective date.
SB 4 : Vetoed by Governor Relating to a national ballistic missile defense system.
SB 46 : Passed! Chapter 16, SLA 1999 An Act naming the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building.
SB 53 : An Act relating to a state employment preference for certain members of the Alaska National Guard.
SB 77 : Passed! Chapter 17, SLA 1999 An Act prohibiting certain civil actions against firearms or ammunition manufacturers and dealers.
SB 102 : Passed! Chapter 24, SLA 1999 An Act designating the State Trooper Bruce A. Heck Memorial Corridor.
SJR 4 : Relating to a national ballistic missile defense system.
SJR 5 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 3 Opposing the closure of the former Mount McKinley portions of Denali National Park and Preserve to snowmachine use.
SJR 6 : Urging the President of the United States and the Congress to act to ensure that federal agencies do not retain records relating to lawful purchase or ownership of firearms gathered through the Brady Handgun Bill instant check system.
SJR 27 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 47 Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to revisions of the state constitution and providing that a court may not change language of a proposed constitutional amendment or revision.
SR 1 : Passed! Senate Resolve 1 Relating to declaring March 1999 as Sobriety Awareness Month.
SR 2 : Passed! Senate Resolve 2 Dedicating the Terry Miller Gallery of the Chamber of the Alaska Senate to Cliff Groh.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures sponsored or co-sponsored by Senator Miller

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Senate Health, Education, and Social Services Committee Legislation

SB 56 Passed! Chapter 20, SLA 1999 : An Act allowing the disclosure of reports with regard to inspection and investigations of certain health care facilities, home health agencies, hospice programs, and assisted living homes; authorizing the Department of Health and Social Services to license home health agencies; and providing for an effective date.
SB 57 Passed! Chapter 21, SLA 1999 : An Act relating to vulnerable adults; and providing for an effective date.
SB 58 : An Act establishing an in-home and community-based services program for certain adults with long-term care needs; and providing for an effective date.
SB 59 : An Act relating to the certificate of need program for nursing care facilities and other facilities; and providing for an effective date.
SB 71 Passed! Chapter 66, SLA 1999 : An Act relating to licensure by the State Medical Board.
SB 170 : An Act relating to credited service under the teachers' retirement system for education employees on leave without pay or receiving workers' compensation benefits because of certain on-the-job injuries.
SB 204 : Passed! Chapter 80, SLA 2000 An Act extending the termination date of the Alaska Commission on Aging; and providing for an effective date.
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SB 275 : Passed! Chapter 58, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the school year for purposes of the postsecondary student loan program; and providing for an effective date.
SB 276 : An Act requiring that health care insurers provide coverage for treatment of diabetes.
SB 297 : Passed! Chapter 35, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the licensing of chiropractors.
SB 299 : An Act relating to guardianships and conservatorships; relating to the actions of the office of public advocacy concerning guardianships and conservatorships; relating to the appointment and duties of a court visitor appointed for a patient through the office of public advocacy; amending Rule 77, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an effective date.

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